After a deadly plague kills most of the world's population, the remaining survivors split into two groups - one led by a benevolent elder and the other by a maleficent being - to face each other in a final battle between good and evil.
When a deadly virus escapes from a government research facility, few prove to be immune to its effects. With symptoms similar to the flu, those who come into contact with it quickly die. One survivor...
The plague has taken its toll and only those immune to the virus are alive. The forces of good and evil are slowly taking shape. Those that have been dreaming about Mother Abigail are slowly making ...
Hundreds are now in Boulder, Colorado with Mother Abigail but Randall Flagg has sent Nadine Cross to infiltrate the group. Unable to seduce Larry, she then sets her sights on Harold. But just as the ...
A small village off the mainland is about to receive a huge winter storm. It won't be just another storm for them. A strange visitor named Andre Linoge comes to the small village and gives ... See full summary »
Becky Ann Baker,
In 1960, seven outcast kids known as "The Loser Club" fight an evil demon who poses as a child-killing clown. Thirty years later, they reunite to stop the demon once and for all when it returns to their hometown.
Explosion in the most secret laboratory of the USA. The old janitor Harlan Williams is incubated by totally unknown chemicals. Now he changes and becomes younger instead of older. The ... See full summary »
When a government-run lab accidentally lets loose a deadly virus, most of the population of the world is wiped out. Survivors begin having dreams about two figures: a mystical old woman, or a foreboding, scary man. As the story tracks various people, we begin to realize that the two figures exemplify basic forces of good and evil, and the stage is set for a final confrontation between the representatives of each. Written by
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Actor Matt Frewer has appeared in 6 Stephen King adaptations including this one which is more than any other actor. The others he has appeared in are Bag of Bones, Desperation, Quicksilver Highway, Riding the Bullet, and Lawnmower Man 2. See more »
Nick's shirt changes after he helps Mother Abigail into the truck. See more »
I loved the novel "The Stand". Really, really loved it. I read it countless times, and waited for the day it would be made into a mini-series - not a movie, because I knew that a mini series would be the only way to possibly do justice to the length of the book and the number of characters. So it finally aired, and I watched it, and I wanted to like it, but, well....
My chief annoyances, in no particular order: Molly Ringwald as Frannie was a poor casting choice, in my opinion. It was like she was there to wear her favorite vintage fashions. I kind of liked the casting of Stu, Tom, Nick and Trashcan Man - and Rob Lowe wasn't half bad. The rest of it, not so much. I was annoyed with the four times they had Ruby Dee claim that they had to make "a STAND". The exterior locations looked cramped and staged. Mostly to me it all FELT cramped and staged. Disappointed.
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